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James Fisher Marine Services Ltd announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Top Stories

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s leading marine services provider, today announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V  a division of Mammoet. Two world-leading marine specialists enter into mutually beneficial agreement as preferred partners Opportunity for combined capability and expertise, providing […]

Port of Tyne bosses are today celebrating five unbroken years of record growth.

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Last year, the South Shields-based port saw cargo volumes increase by 25 per cent to 8.1 million tonnes, while turnover rose by 16 per cent to £73m, compared to 2012. Continued record growth underlined its status as the UK’s fastest-growing major deep sea port, which adds £500m to the regional economy, while supporting 10,500 jobs. […]

PD Ports establishes Office in Newton Aycliffe

June 24, 2014 by  
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PD Ports has opened a project and commercial office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to complement its Head Office in Teesside. This space will facilitate easier working with the large number of local businesses which currently use the port infrastructure in Teesport. It will also allow PD Ports to assist other businesses to discover and […]

Multimillion pound investment to regenerate Port of Burntisland

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Forth Ports Limited and Fife-based Scott Group have jointly announced a multimillion pound investment for the regeneration of the eastern end of the Port of Burntisland following approval of full planning permission from Fife Council. Working together to secure the long-term future of the Port of Burntisland, Forth Ports and Scott Group, supported by a […]

Liverpool wins race for world’s largest RORO/container ships

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has chosen the Port of Liverpool as the UK port of call for its new five-strong fleet of the world’s largest RORO/container ships (CONROs) after a review of potential schedules, market potential and opportunities for its North Atlantic Services Peel Ports Group retained the transatlantic services and will make a £10million […]

Salvors Seek Environmental Rewards

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Representatives of the maritime salvage industry made their case for increased payments to salvors who take actions to reduce damage to the environment. Recently, at a meeting of maritime lawyers, the president of the International Salvage Union, said that society’s value on environmental issues was not reflected in current regulations for salvage. Current Environmental Rewards […]

Cruise Ship Backup Power With Green Design (innovation)

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

For the past few years the cruise industry has experienced at least one major power failure of a cruise ship at sea. Two recent examples of power failure were engine room fires that destroyed control electronics for primary and secondary systems. The fires left thousands of passengers without power and adrift. Seas were calm and […]

Cargo shipping / Vessels

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Cargo shipping is a low margin business model that requires vessels to be fully loaded in order to sustain profitable operations. When a ship is in the design phase it is almost always structured in a specific classification of naval architecture and built to serve a specific route or purpose. Vessels that are built to […]

Surface Supplied Diving

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Surface-supplied-air and mixed-gas diving has many advantages over traditional SCUBA-gear diving.  Divers utilizing a hard hat and surface-supplied air or mixed gas are continually tethered to the surface. In this mode of diving, air for breathing is normally supplied by a surface compressor, fed through a volume tank, and delivered to the diver through an […]

OIL ANALYST: – The subsea sector will double in size

February 5, 2014 by  
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The subsea adventure has just begun. Within five years the subsea sector will double in size, and within twenty years the subsea production will be on par with traditional oil and gas production offshore. – In five years, the subsea market is anticipated to grow from around $30 billion to between $60 and $70 billion […]

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